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  1. Video Games: Get ready for the battle of the a Rock BandsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Fresno Bee

    After a five-year break, Activision's "Guitar Hero" franchise announced its triumphant return on Tuesday, April 14. "Guitar Hero Live" will come out this year and promises a score of new features, including interactive music videos. The announcement comes just a few weeks after Harmonix, the developer that created "Guitar Hero," revealed that it will renew its "Rock Band" franchise this year after a similar hiatus.


  2. Notable CDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | World Magazine

    That Kaukonen's embrace of Judaism has coincided with his strongest solo albums needn't imply cause and effect. The traditional folk-blues of which he's enamored include gospel songs, and this time he has even come up with music for Woody Guthrie lyrics based on the words of a man who had "nails in his feet and nails in his hands."


  3. Prince: The real 'King of Pop'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Michael Jackson , who marketed himself as the "King of Pop," really wasn't. Real kings don't give themselves titles.


  4. I am an immigrant poster campaign launches in Wales to smash negative stereotypesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | IcNetwork

    Run by Movement Against Xenophobia , the campaign features 15 different posters, showing migrants with different occupations under the bold heading "I am an Immigrant". The posters can be seen at railway stations across Wales, and aim to depict the contribution of immigrants to the UK, by containing simple captions like "I am a brain surgeon.


  5. Last Chance to enjoy Core Theatre's hilarious comedy : It Happened One NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Examiner.com

    Artistic Director of The Core Theatre in Richardson, James Prince, has adapted a famous and very successful Frank Capra film, It Happened One Night into a stage comedy , with pleasant and entertaining results. Released in 1934, It Happened has a very witty speech delivered by Gable, in which he describes how different men undress differently.


  6. Jack White Announces New Acoustic Shows, Extended Break From PerformingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WBOS-FM Boston

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  7. How to write an Hour Speech in 48 HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Psychology Today

    So, you've got to give a presentation and you do what most people do - procrastinate. Right? I'm a professional speaker and that means I'm a pro at putting off working on material.


  8. Coachella 2015: Hozier Brings Out Surprise Guest Este Haim for "Jungle Love"Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Hollywood Reporter

    Hozier wrapped his early evening performance at Coachella with a surprise, bringing out special guest Este Haim of Haim for an energetic rendition of The Time's 1984 classic "Jungle Love." Introducing the portion of his set as the time when he likes to go off script, the Irish rocker was all smiles as the 29-year-old Haim strutted in a short black dress and cat-eye sunglasses, even nodding to the dance made famous in Prince's movie Purple Rain .


  9. Vietnam veterans honored with children's soccer gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    Fifty years after the onset of Vietnam, veterans are finally getting the respect and appreciation earned fighting in a war that scarred this nation. FAVORITE APP STORE JUST SEARCH FOR WDSU WEATHER.


  10. Foreign acts support PacquiaoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines Foreign acts who are currently in the Philippines wished People's Champion Manny Pacquiao the best of luck for his upcoming superfight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2. Members of Christian evangelical band Hillsong Worship said they admire Pacquiao for refusing to be blinded by success while maintaining his strong faith. "Yes, we look up to him, that is the mark of a successful person, to still be able to be spiritual despite the fame and be a source of inspiration," said Hillsong member David Ware in an interview with ABS-CBN's Mario Dumaual.


  11. Show review: Prince at the Fox Theatre, April 9, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Metro Times

    By Shelley Salant It's one a.m. and I just got home from the Prince show at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. It was every bit as amazing as you think it would be.


  12. AWP attendees take over MinneapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Star Tribune

    Literary Death Match creator and emcee Adrian Todd Zuniga, pointing, spoke with participants Roxane Gay, judge Susan Orlean, participant Mark Doten, and judge Benjamin Percy, from left, before the event Wednesday night at Nomad World Pub. As thousands of people have discovered in the last couple days, Minneapolis is quite the literary city.


  13. Pregame Playlist: Marco Benevento's picksRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Columbia Spectator

    With a live setup that involves an acoustic piano connected to guitar pickups, pedal effects, and circuit-bent children's toys , Marco Benevento has an ear for innovation. Benevento is set to perform at the Funk 'N Bowl Superjam at the Brooklyn Bowl on April 14th along with members of legendary funk groups, Lettuce, Snarky Puppy, and Soulive.


  14. Beyonce "Will Be" On The Same Level As Michael Jackson, According To Charlamagne Da GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | HipHopDx

    Although radio personality Charlamagne Da God referred to Michael Jackson as being god-like and "legendary," he recently shared his belief that another singer "will be" on the same level as the pop star and could possibly surpass him. While speaking with Vlad TV , Charlamagne revealed that Beyonce will one day "be looked upon in the same regards" as Michael Jackson.


  15. S.O.S. Band Coming to Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel on May 22Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Digital Game Developer

    Are you ready for the Sound of Success? Thats right, the S.O.S Band is set to take the stage at the Pavilion inside Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel on Friday, May 22 at 8p.m. The electro-funk band of the 1980s is best known for their first hit single, Take Your Time , which was released in 1980 and sold over two million copies. Other favorites of the S.O.S Band include, Just Be Good to Me, Just the Way You Like It, High Hopes, and many more.


  16. The Brontosaurus Is Back, BabyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Gawker

    Remember how Prince went from being Prince to the Artist Formerly Known as Prince to the artist formerly known as the Artist Formerly Known as Prince ? Same thing just happened to the brontosaurus - brontos are back and they're ready to rock the Super Bowl! That is to say that new research has made it so that we again can call brontosauruses brontosauruses and not apatosauruses, as killjoys have been urging us to do for years. Rejoice! Saying words just got a little more fun.


  17. On This Day in Miami History: Prince's Last Purple Rain Tour StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Ocean Drive

    Prince pulled out all the stops during his performance at Miami's Orange Bowl in April 1985 before a crowd of some 55,000 ecstatic fans. On Easter Sunday 1985, Prince and the Revolution brought their Minneapolis sound to the Orange Bowl for the final stop on their 95-city Purple Rain tour.


  18. From the archives: Review of Prince's 1984 tour kickoffRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | Detroit News

    Prince kicked off his Purple Rain tour with a seven-night stand at Joe Louis Arena, and The Detroit News was there From the archives: Review of Prince's 1984 tour kickoff Prince kicked off his Purple Rain tour with a seven-night stand at Joe Louis Arena, and The Detroit News was there Check out this story on detroitnews.com: http://detne.ws/1Ddh763 Prince kicked off his Purple Rain tour with a seven-night stand at Joe Louis Arena, and The Detroit News was there Prince plays Detroit's Fox Theatre on Thursday, his first visit to the city he once considered a second home in more than a decade. In November 1984, Prince kicked off his Purple Rain tour with a seven-night stand at Joe Louis Arena.


  19. Carly Rae Jepsen Drops New Single 'All That' Off Upcoming Album Following SNL Performance [WATCH]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    Carly Rae Jepsen make her debut on Saturday Night Live over the weekend, performing her latest single "I Really Like You" and premiering a new single "All That," alongside Blood Orange's Dev Hynes and producer Ariel Rechtshaid. Following her performance, Jepsen took to Twitter to alert fans to the new track, which she described as "my heart song of the album."


  20. Hear Carly Rae Jepsen's Prince-Inspired Ballad 'All That'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | TIME.com

    Carly Rae Jepsen really really really loves the pop sounds of the 1980s. She made that clear when she returned this year with the John-Hughes-prom-song-that-never-was "I Really Like You," and she's driving the point home on her new ballad, "All That," which the "Call Me Maybe" singer compared to classic Prince when she spoke to TIME earlier this year .